Minimally Invasive Spine surgery

What is Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery ( MISS )

Performing surgery through small incisions, often using , high-tech imaging systems like O- arm to minimize the trauma of surgical exposure

Why to choose Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery is a technologically advanced procedure and is preferred for eligible cases as it has lots of benefits. 

Some of the benefits of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery are: 

  • Smaller incision
  • Better cosmetic results and smaller scars
  • Less blood loss
  • Lesser muscle damage as a result of no cutting or minimal cutting of muscles
  • Quicker recovery from surgery and early discharge from hospital
  • Reduced need of pain medications


Case study:

A 60 yr old female presented with severe back pain especially on prolonged standing and hardly able to walk more than 100 m without pain.Her Xray and MRI LS spine should spondylolisthesis at L3-4 and L4-5 levels. 2 level TLIF surgery was done with minimally invasive approach using O arm navigation technique .  Post op imaging showed significant reduction in listhesis. No intraoperative or postoperative complications were seen and she was able to walk painfree on her legs the very next day.

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